1. Possess a Bachelor’s degree or a postgraduate conversion degree in Psychology from a recognized local or overseas university;
2. Possess a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology#, Clinical Psychology# or Counselling* from a recognized local or overseas university;
3. Have earned a GPA of 3.3 or above, or its equivalent, from the aforementioned programmes of study; and
Be currently registered or be eligible to register with the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS) as a Counselling or Clinical Psychologist;
Have completed at least one year of supervised post qualification experience in counselling practice after obtaining the Master’s degree in Counselling.
# Applicants with a Master degree in Counselling Psychology and Clinical Psychology will be required to complete 60 credits before graduation.
* Applicants without a Master's degree recognized by the Division of Counselling Psychology (DCoP) of the HKPS will be required to complete the following courses to fulfill the membership requirement of DCoP: a) CP615 Clinical Practice IV b) Three courses (a total of 9 credits) at Master’s level offered by the University related to assessment, psychotherapy and counselling psychology practice (i.e., CP519 Assessment & Evaluation for Counselling Psychology I, CP522 Professional Practice and Ethical Issues in Counselling Psychology, and one Clinical Practicum/Seminar course). Students are required to pay the additional credit fees. The courses required will be decided on a case-by-case basis. The maximum number of credits required is 75.
Middle of July 2021(Late applications will be accepted subject to availability of space.)
Applicants must be the Year 1 or Year 2 PsyD-CoP programme students with research experiences in the field of Social Sciences.
Year 1: Applicants must indicate clearly their intention to apply for studentships on their application forms.
Year 2: Studentships are open for applications in early July of the year.